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Office Address:

National Industries for the Blind
3000 Potomac Avenue
Alexandria, Virginia 22305
Phone: 703-310-0500

Directions:

Via Metro

NIB Headquarters is located approximately half-way between the Braddock Road Metrorail station and the Crystal City Metrorail stat ion and accessible by Metroway bus.

From the Braddock Road Station. Board Metroway (which only goes north from the station) and take it to the fourth stop – East Glebe Road. Exit the bus, turn to the left, and walk to the end of the block to the crosswalk. Turn to the right, push the crossing signal call button, and wait until it is safe to cross. NIB Headquarters is 2 blocks ahead.

From the Pentagon City and Crystal City Stations. Board Metroway heading south and take it to the Reed Avenue stop. From the Pentagon City Station, Reed Avenue is the seventh stop. From Crystal City, Reed Avenue is the sixth stop. Exit the bus, turn to the left, and walk to the intersection with East Glebe Road. NIB will be to your right before you cross Glebe Road.

The Metroway bus fare is $1 for people transferring from Metrorail and those with disabilities. For all other riders, the fare is $2.

Please note Metorway does not serve Reagan National Airport. You may take Metro to Braddock Road or Crystal City and transfer to Metroway, or use a cab or ride-sharing service such as Lyft or Uber for the 2.7 mile trip to NIB.

Via Bus

DASH Alexandria Transit Buses

AT9 runs between Marc Center and Potomac Yard every 30 minutes, with stops at: the Alexandria Campus of Northern Virginia Community College, Bradlee Shopping Center, Shirlington Station, Russell Road and West Glebe Road. The last stop, in Potomac Yard Shopping Center between Staples and PetSmart, is ½ mile north of NIB.

AT10 begins at King Street Metro Station and runs every 30 minutes with stops at Commonwealth Avenue and Nelson Avenue, and Mount Vernon Avenue and Hume Avenue.  The last stop, in Potomac Yard Shopping Center between Staples and PetSmart, is ½ mile north of NIB.

Via Taxi

Red Top Cab and Yellow Cab are the preferred taxi companies for NIB staff and guests. You can contact Red Top Cab at 703-522-3333 and Yellow Cab at 703-549-2500.

Via Car

Click here for directions from Google Maps.

Parking

Please call ahead to get parking instructions.

Airport Information

Washington Reagan National Airport (DCA) is one stop away from our offices on the Metro. The Metro is conveniently accessible from all gates and all airlines at DCA. Dulles Airport (IAD) is about 30 miles from Braddock Place. Cab fare to Braddock Place is approximately $50 one way. Shared ride services are available.

Discounted Hotel Rates at Alexandria Hotels

NIB has negotiated excellent discounted rates at local hotels in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia.  This will help our associated agency employees and other visitors to save money when they travel to the Washington, D.C., area.  The hotels offer complimentary shuttle service to/from Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and the Metro, as well as complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access and breakfast for guests. 

Crowne Plaza Old Town Alexandria
901 N. Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-683-6000

To book a room, click on the online booking link (or call 1-877-327-5751).  The Corporate ID #110072853 will already be on lower left corner of screen. Type in the arrival and departure date, and the room availability and the NIB negotiated rate will appear on the screen.

Holiday Inn and Suites Alexandria Historic District
625 First Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-548-6300 

To book a room, click on the online booking link (or call 1-877-327-5751).  The Corporate ID #110072853 will already be on lower left corner of screen. Type in the arrival and departure date, and the room availability and the NIB negotiated rate will appear on the screen.

Sheraton Suites Old Town Alexandria
801 N Saint Asaph Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

To book a room, click on the online booking link (or call 1-800-325-3535).  The Corporate ID #223087 will already be on lower right corner of the screen. Type in the arrival and departure date, and the room availability and the NIB negotiated rate will appear on the screen.